Showing the results

Once we have received our data, we should show the results to the user. If we look at the format of the data passed over the network, we'll see a list of complicated JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) objects. That data, in its raw form, would be useless in the hands of the average user. Thankfully, the ArcGIS JavaScript API provides tools and methods for turning this data into something more user-friendly.

The Map's infoWindow

In the day of modern map applications such as Google Maps, Bing Maps, and OpenStreetmaps, users have been taught that if you click on something important on a map, a little box should pop up and tell you more about that item. The ArcGIS JavaScript API provides a similar popup control for the map called ...

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